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CM = crop management
NM = nutrient management
PD = professional development
PM = pest management
SW = soil & water management

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Time Room Title

PRE-CONFERENCE EDUCATIONAL SESSION

10:00-12:00Mendota Room 1-4Dicamba Training & Certification - Jodi Boe, BASF Corp. and Devin Hammer, Bayer U.S. Crop Science
(2.0 PD)

GENERAL SESSION

Moderators: Tom Bressner, Matt Ruark
1:00-1:10Mendota Room 1-4Welcome and Introductions - Tom Bressner (WABA) & Matt Ruark (UW Madison)
1:10-1:30Mendota Room 1-4Wisconsin FFA President - Collin Weltzien
1:30-1:45Mendota Room 1-4WABA Awards Presentations
1:45-2:45Mendota Room 1-4Keynote 1: Fireman Rob Verhelst, Firefighter, 9-11 Search and Recovery, World Record Athlete
(1.0 PD)
3:00-4:00Mendota Room 1-4Keynote 2: Matt Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist in Curling
(1.0 PD)
4:00-4:30Mendota Room 1-4Rob Verhelst & Matt Hamilton – Meet & Greet, Sign Autographs
4:15-5:00Mendota Room 1-4WABA Annual Membership Meeting
5:00-5:30Mendota Room 1-4WABA Board Meeting to Elect Officers

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Time Room Title
8:30-9:20Mendota 1-3Consider soil drainage class when making N application timing decisions for corn, Carrie Laboski (UW Soil Science)
Quantifying the benefits of legume cover crops, Matt Ruark (UW Soil Science) (1.0 NM)
8:30-9:20Mendota 4Corn as a cover crop: You’ve got to be kidding, Joe Lauer (UW Agronomy)
Do my cropping practices impact soil microbiology, Lindsay Chamberlain & Shawn Conley (UW Agronomy)
(1.0 CM)
8:30-9:20Medota 5-8Evaluating the effects of fungicide on silage corn quality and hygiene - Hannah Reed & Damon Smith (UW Plant Pathology)
Improving soybean white mold control: integrated management and breeding for resistance - Richard Webster & Damon Smith (UW Plant Pathology)
(1.0 PM)
8:30-9:20Waubesa/KegonsaFood Safety Modernization Act – Enforcement, inspections & updates - Wayne Nighorn (Agres Consulting LLC)
DATCP Updates: Hemp and hemp by-products (including CBD oil) and animal feed regulatory claims on GMO/ non-GM - Heather Bartley (Wis. DATCP)
(1.0 PD)
9:30-10:00Mendota 1-3How efficient with nitrogen can you be: lessons from the Discovery Farms NUE benchmarking project - Abigail Augarten (UW Soil Science)
(0.5 NM)
9:30-10:00
Mendota 4
The agronomic and economic response of corn to banded fertilizer at planting - Joe Lauer (UW Agronomy)
(0.5 CM)
9:30-10:00Mendota 5-8Climate change’s impact on field crop diseases - Daren Mueller (Iowa St. Univ.)
(0.5 PM)
9:30-10:00Waubesa/KegonsaDATCP Updates: Hemp and hemp by-products (including CBD oil) and animal feed regulatory claims on GMO/ non-GM (continued)
(0.5 PD)
11:00-11:50Mendota 1-3Fertilizer market update - Melinda Sposari (The Fertilizer Institute)
4R case studies - Peyton Harper (The Fertilizer Institute)
(1.0 NM)
11:00-11:50Mendota 4Management strategies for early- and late-planted soybeans - Emma Matcham (UW Agronomy)
How to maximize benefits of nitrogen fixation in soybeans: good practices, common issues, and ongoing research - J.-M Ane (UW Bacteriology)
(1.0 CM)
11:00-11:50Mendota 5-8Seed-transmitted viruses: new and re-emerging threats to Wisconsin soybean - Cristina Zambrana-Echevarria & Damon Smith (UW Plant Pathology)
Foliar fungicide considerations for corn and soybean- Daren Mueller (Iowa St. Univ.)
(1.0 PM)
11:00-11:50Waubesa/KegonsaBiosecurity and foreign animal diseases – What does this look like for our business? - Wayne Nighorn (Agres Consulting LLC)
(1.0 PD)
1:30-2:20Mendota 1-3Manure, phosphorus, and 125 site-years of edge-of-field runoff measurements - Amber Radatz (UW Discovery Farms)
Does improved soil health always result in better water quality? - Francisco Arriaga (UW Soil Science)
(1.0 SW)
1:30-2:20Mendota 4Talking plants: The science behind good weed management - Clarence Swanton (Univ. of Guelph)
(1.0 PM)
1:30-2:20Mendota 5-8Keys to alfalfa establishment in high- yielding silage corn - John Grabber (USDA-ARS)
Alfalfa compaction from wheel traffic - Brian Luck (UW Biological Systems Engineering)
(1.0 CM)
1:30-2:20Waubesa/KogonsaUnderstanding mycotoxins – What are they? Where do they come from? What can an elevator, miller, ethanol plant do with it? - Damon Smith (UW Plant Pathology) & TBD (Eastern Iowa Grain Inspection)
(1.0 PD)
1:30-2:20Monona/WingraEnlist E3 – What applicators should know about this new trait - Rodrigo Werle (UW Agronomy)
(1.0 PD)
2:30-3:00Mendota 1-3How can soil health measures be used to inform farm management? - Steve Culman (Ohio State Univ.)
(0.05 SW)
2:30-3:00Mendota 4Palmer amaranth: It comes herbicide proof and adapts well to Wisconsin - Rodrigo Werle (UW Agronomy)
(0.5 CM)
2:30-3:00Mendota 5-8Nutritive value and yield of emergency forages - Yoanna Newman (UW River Falls)
(0.5 CM)
2:30-3:00Waubesa/KegonsaUnderstanding mycotoxins – What are they? Where do they come from? What can an elevator, miller, ethanol plant do with it? (continued)
(0.5 PD)
2:30-3:00Monona/WingraUsing a spray tip table to understand different tips and spray patterns - Kent Syth (Heartland Ag Systems)
(0.5 PD)
4:00-4:50Mendota 1-3Cover crop management is key to reducing runoff and phosphorus losses - Francisco Arriaga (UW Soil Science)
Nitrate in groundwater: An ion for all seasons - Kevin Masarik (UW Stevens Point)
(1.0 SW)
4:00-4:50Mendota 4Waterhemp impacts on established alfalfa and when to apply residual herbicides - Mark Renz (UW Agronomy)
Waterhemp management: Some lost the battle in 2019, but can still win the war! - Rodrigo Werle (UW Agronomy)
(1.0 PM)
4:00-4:50Mendota 5-8Grazing dairy heifers on meadow fescue or orchard-grass - Matt Akins (UW Agronomy)
A clover-safe broadleaf herbicide? Evaluation of a potential new tool - Mark Renz & Joe Luis Dias (UW Agronomy)
(1.0 CM)
4:00-4:50Waubesa/KegonsaUSDA Crop Reporting Process –Where do the numbers come from? - Greg Bussler (USDA, Natl. Ag Statistics Service)
(1.0 PD)
4:00-4:50Monona/WingraWorker protection standard – What personal protection equipment is required for different pesticides - Donna Jones (Asmark Inst.)
Avoiding misapplication of dry plant food… - Dave Baker (New Leader)
(1.0 PD)

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Time Room Title
9:00-9:50Mendota 1Impacts of fungicide selection and placement in snap bean disease control - Amanda Gevens & Stephen Jordan (UW Plant Pathology)
Sustainable irrigation management of processing vegetables - Yi Wang (UW Horticulture)
(0.5 PM, 0.5 CM)
9:00-9:50Mendota 2-4Evaluating efficacy of 590 fall manure management practices to improve corn N utilization - Carrie Laboski (UW Soil Science)
Utilizing P and K fertilizer recomendations in Ohio with on-farm strip trials - Steve Culman (Ohio State Univ.)
(1.0 NM)
9:00-9:50Mendota 5-8Wisconsin insect survey results 2019 and outlook for 2020; - Krista Hamilton (Wis. DATCP)
Understanding and complying with pollinator label language - Otto Oemig (Wis. DATCP)
(1.0 PM)
9:00-9:50Waubesa/KegonsaApprenticeship programs – A great solution to your work force talent shortage – Panel, Erik Huschitt (Badger State Ethanol), Gwen Boettcher (DeForest Area High School) & Randy Tenpas (Fox Valley Tech College)
(1.0 PD)
10:00-10:50Mendota 1Vegetable weed management update - Jed Colquhoun (UW Horticulture)
Managing phytopthora crown and fruit rot in cucurbit and solanaceous crops - Amanda Gevens (UW Plant Pathology)
(1.0 PM)
10:00-10:50Mendota 2-4Nutrient management update - Government Agency Panel - Sue Porter (Wis. DATCP) & Aaron O’Rourke (Wis. DNR)
(1.0 NM)
10:00-10:50Mendota 5-8Neonicotinoid insecticide seed treatments and soybean yields in the Midwest - Christian Krupke (Purdue Univ.)
Soybean midge update - Bryan Jensen (UW Entmology)
(1.0 PM)
10:00-10:50Waubesa/KegonsaOperating your business during economically challenging times - Paul Mitchell (UW Ag Applied Econ)
(1.0 PD)
11:00-11:30Mendota 1Operating your business during economically challenging times - Paul Mitchell (UW Ag Applied Econ)
(1.0 PD)
11:00-11:30Mendota 2-4Soil balancing: Should we manage soils for Ca:Mg ratios? - Steve Culman (Ohio State Univ.)
(0.5 NM)
11:00-11:30Mendota 5-8Radio tagged bees and radioactive plants: New approaches to track honey bee movement in agricultural environments - Christian Krupke (Purdue Univ.)
(0.5 PM)
1:30-2:20Waubesa/KegonsaOperating your business during economically challenging times (continued)
Paul Mitchell (UW Ag/Applied Econ)
(0.5 PD)
1:30-2:20Mendota 2-4Grain Market Outlook - Brenda Boetel (UW River Falls)
ARC or PLC? Considerations for farm program signup - Paul Mitchell (UW Ag & Applied Econ)
(1.0 CM)
2:30-3:20Mendota 2-4Industrial hemp (Grain, Fiber, and CBD) research in Wisconsin: Lessons from Year 1 - Rodrigo Werle (UW Agronomy), Shelby Ellison, & Leah Sandler (Michael Fields)
(1.0 CM)

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